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Touchscreen technology is good for kids? Don’t believe the hype | Eliane Glaser

The National Literacy Trust’s headline-grabbing claim is little more than highly coordinated lobbying based on flimsy evidenceWhen the National Literacy Trust announces that tablet computers help disadvantaged children to read, liberal-minded book lovers like me sit up and listen.The NLT... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Argos sees return to sales growth

Argos returns to sales growth, led by the popularity of tablet computers and ebook readers, says owner Home Retail Group. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Goes To Brazil

Amazon's gearing up a Brazilian launch for the Kindle this summer. Their strategy? Sell their product for far cheaper than the local competition, take a hit in import duties, and watch the profits roll in.The Amazon Kindle is an ubiquitous piece of tech in the United States, Canada, and Europe.... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2012-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tablet and E-book reader Ownership Nearly Double Over the Holiday Gift-Giving Period

The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same surge in growth also applied to ebook readers, which also jumped from 10% to 19% over the same time ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony to launch upgraded e-readers

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 09:14 Sony is to launch a range of upgraded e-readers in the US to challenge Amazon's Kindle. The range of Sony Readers, priced from $180-$300 (£112-£186), looks set to launch in August, prior to the electronics giant's release... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Producers

At the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in California in February, over 100 companies showed off new models of tablet computers, sleek devices capable of a vast array of multimedia functions, the most popular of which, overwhelmingly, is video. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NOOK Color Reader Looks to Become Tablet Competitor

Barnes & Noble Inc. is stepping up their e-reader offering, upping the NOOK Color experience to rival those of tablet computers like the iPad and Motorola Xoom. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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